H.AMDT.206 to H.R.2410

Amendment requires reports to Congress every 90 days listing the countries that refuse or unreasonably delay accepting nationals of such countries who are under final orders of removal from the United States. The amendment empowers the Secretary of State to suspend diplomatic visa issuances to any country that continues to deny or unreasonably delay repatriation.

H.AMDT.206(A026)
Amends: H.R.2410
Sponsor: Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE](offered 6/10/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment requires reports to Congress every 90 days listing the countries that refuse or unreasonably delay accepting nationals of such countries who are under final orders of removal from the United States. The amendment empowers the Secretary of State to suspend diplomatic visa issuances to any country that continues to deny or unreasonably delay repatriation.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 27 printed in Part C of House Report 111-143 to require reports to Congress every 90 days listing the countries that refuse or unreasonably delay accepting nationals of such countries who are under final orders of removal from the United States. The amendment empowers the Secretary of State to suspend diplomatic visa issuances to any country that continues to deny or unreasonably delay repatriation.

STATUS:

    6/10/2009 5:09pm:
    Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Castle. (consideration: CR H6508-6509; text: CR H6508)
    6/10/2009 5:18pm:
    On agreeing to the Castle amendment (A026) Agreed to by voice vote.

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